Pleurothallis atropurpurea (Barb.Rodr.) Cogn. 1896 SUBGENUS Pleurobotryum [Barb. Rod.] Luer 1986

Plant Photos by of Americo Docha Neto

Plant and Flowers Photo by Edwin Wittmann

Common Name The Dark Purple Pleurothallis

Flower Size

Found in Brazil as a terete leafed caespitose epiphyte that has a racemose few to several flowered inflorescence without an annulus.

Synonyms Pleurobotryum atropurpureum Barb.Rodr. 1877; Pleurothallis teretifolia Rolfe 1892

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 as Pleurobotrium atropurpureum drawing fide; Die Orchideen #1 1-4 tafel 1&2 Rudolph Schlechter 1971 as Pleurobotryum atropurpureum photo fide; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 7 385 - 448 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975 as Pleurobotryum atropurpureum photo fide; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 P drawing hmm; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Systematics of Pleurothallis Vol 3 Luer 1986;

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